Cundo Bermúdez | Cuban American Artist | Art Latina

Cundo Bermúdez (September 3, 1914 – October 30, 2008), born Secundino (Cundo) Bermúdez y Delgado, was a Cuban painter. Born in Havana, Cuba, he died of a heart attack in his Westchester home on October 30, 2008.

In 1926, Bermudez was admitted at the 'Institute of Havana', and in 1930 enrolled at the renowned Escuela Nacional de Bellas Artes “San Alejandro”, where he studied painting for two years. In 1934, he entered the University of Havana to study law and social sciences. He graduated in 1941. Later, he travelled to Mexico and studied at the Academy of San Carlos. In 1949 he founded the Asociación de Pintores y Escultores de Cuba (APEC).

Prize of Acquisition of the Gulf Caribbean Art Exhibition, Museum of Fine Arts of Houston, Houston, Texas.
1972 - Hororable Mention, "Segunda Bienal de San Juan del Grabado Latinoamericano", Instituto de Cultura Puertorriqueña, San Juan, Puerto Rico.
1973 - “Homenaje a Picasso”, Organización de Estados Americanos (OEA), Washington, D.C..
1973 - 'Cintas Foundation Fellowship', New York City.